Reaching for the stars

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: Scott MacNeill, observatory director at the Frosty Drew Nature Center and Observatory in Charlestown, has prioritized growing attendance and promoting astronomy and physics opportunities to local youth since joining the facility in 2009. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: Scott MacNeill, observatory director at the Frosty Drew Nature Center and Observatory in Charlestown, has prioritized growing attendance and promoting astronomy and physics opportunities to local youth since joining the facility in 2009. / PBN PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
Located on land previously used as a U.S. Navy auxiliary landing field, the Frosty Drew Nature Center and Observatory lies at the edge of a nature preserve in a wide-open field – the perfect place for an unimpeded view of the night sky, says Observatory Director Scott MacNeill. Named for Brown University alumnus and ecological-preservation…

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